Lee, 64, was halfway through giving his National Day rally speech, in which he explained policy direction, when he seemed to look faint and be on the verge of collapsing before the TV camera abruptly turned away from him. Photo: YouTube
Lee, 64, was halfway through giving his National Day rally speech, in which he explained policy direction, when he seemed to look faint and be on the verge of collapsing before the TV camera abruptly turned away from him. Photo: YouTube

Singapore PM Lee on medical leave after falling ill during televised speech

A statement from the prime minister’s office said he did not suffer a stroke and that his heart is fine, but that he was feeling unsteady because of prolonged standing, heat and dehydration

Lee, 64, was halfway through giving his National Day rally speech, in which he explained policy direction, when he seemed to look faint and be on the verge of collapsing before the TV camera abruptly turned away from him. Photo: YouTube
Lee, 64, was halfway through giving his National Day rally speech, in which he explained policy direction, when he seemed to look faint and be on the verge of collapsing before the TV camera abruptly turned away from him. Photo: YouTube
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